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On Tuesday, December 10th, shortly after 3:00 pm, a single-vehicle crash on State Road 7 near County Road 750 North in northern Jennings County claimed the life of a North Vernon, Indiana man.

The initial investigation by Trooper David Owsley, Indiana State Police-Versailles, indicated a Ford Ranger being driven by Mark A. Holt, age 58, was traveling northbound on State Road 7 near County Road 750 North.

The truck left the east side before returning to the road and overturning.  After it overturned, the vehicle caught fire.  Holt sustained fatal injuries in the crash. 

He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Jennings County Coroner’s Office.

Investigators believed Holt was the driver of the vehicle and had made contact with his family on Tuesday evening.  Holt’s identity was confirmed today through dental records.  His family has been notified. 

The investigation is ongoing.

Trp. David Owsley was assisted by the Indiana State Police-Versailles Crash Reconstruction Team, Jennings County Sheriff’s Office, Jennings County EMS, Scipio-Geneva Fire Department, and Jennings County Coroner’s Office.